Pro-Russian protesters have marched on the Prime Minister’s Sydney residence to demand the government repeal measures to block a new Russian embassy.
About 20 protesters waved Russian and Australian flags as demonstrators protested the decision to block the Russian embassy.
Protesters marched at Kirribilli House to block a new Russian embassy near the center of Australia’s government to demand the government scrap the move.
Pro-Russian protesters have marched towards the Prime Minister’s residence to block a decision to block the construction of a new Russian embassy near Parliament House.
About 20 protesters marched at Sydney’s Kirribilli House carrying Russian and Australian flags, posters of Russian President Vladimir Putin and mocking Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, calling on the government to withdraw from the Russian embassy.
Around 20 protesters marched at Kirribilli House carrying Russian and Australian flags, posters of Vladimir Putin and placards mocking Prime Minister Anthony Albanese.
On June 15 the federal parliament quickly passed legislation to cancel the lease for a new Russian embassy within 500 meters of the parliament building following advice on potential security risks.
Protesters carried placards reading, ‘Who’s Elbow’, and ‘Deep State Lap Dog’, while others wore t-shirts bearing the pro-Russian military Z symbol.
Russia has launched a high court bid to overturn the law.
Australian Federal Police are monitoring a Russian diplomat sitting in a shed at the proposed site, but have not been able to arrest him due to diplomatic immunity.
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